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Self-guided cycling holidays and day bike hire. Come and explore beautful Constable Country, historic medieval villages, and the Heritage Coast from our base on the Essex/Suffolk border just north of Colchester.
We hired bikes from Coolpedals to in order to explore some of the beautiful Essex countryside on our doorstep. The bikes were great - light yet sturdy - and the highlighted OS map really helped us find our way. Paul was very helpful and gave...More
My girlfriend and me rented bikes for the day from Cool Pedals for a lovely cycle around Dedham Vale.
The owners, Paul and Sue, dropped off the bikes at Mistley, gave us a detailed itinerary and all the necessary kit. They really were extremely helpful...More
Paul collected us from Colchester station with a bike carrier on the back of his car, so he could take us, with 1 bike, to the start.
So close to London you wouldn't expect such stunning unspoiled typically English countryside; we passed many a view...More
Paul was very helpful in putting together a splendid route for us in Suffolk & Essex. The villages were all lovely and we stopped at some very picturesque National Trust spots. It was an easy and enjoyable day. Definitely recommend Cool Pedals and hope to...More
I have wanted to do some "proper cycling" for a few years & I was recommended Cool Pedals as they are nearby to where I live & they know what they are doing. I also find the area has unequalled beauty & I wanted to...More
Despite the freezing cold weather that we endured, this trip of Paul's was a great success. Our 6 day tour took us round some beautiful villages, countryside and coast - the route was very well thought through. Took our own bikes, but all the baggage...More
We were glad that we found Paul Armstrong of Coolpedals for our first cycling holiday abroad. Corresponding with him over the Internet to liaise for the logistics of the trip was easy and he gave us very good hotel accommodations with wifi. The routes that...More
Two friends and I have just come back from a 2 night Constable tour with Cool Pedals and it was brilliant. Turning up and being greeted by Paul, we were set up with excellent bikes with 27 gears, a GPS with our routes programmed in,...More